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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    These may be obvious for a lot of us, but they might help some newcommers. DO NOT... 1.Leave your home or bug-in loc. carrying a long gun. If any cops are still around, they will arrest you and steal your firearms (Katrina proved that). Have a hi-cap 9 or .45 pistol and a .22 pistol for...
  2. Urban Survival
    This has been a question that has been coming to mind resently... in a SHTF situation i would like my crew to all be wearing the same thing so they are easily recognizable so i was going with black tactical pants and army surplus black shirts at first... then i found out that black is not...
  3. Urban Survival
    I'm not sure if this is the proper forum for this question, but I have a question about a motion sensor light I recently installed in my backyard. My yard is opposite a school, and while safe, I don't like that it can be accessed by means other than through neighbors' yards. I installed a...
  4. Urban Survival
    I posted this in the "Michigan" section, but it applies to a LOT of urban scenarios: As things tend to get more "sporty" you need to be thinking about your egress routes or be prepared to "bug in" for three days. The reason I say this is the nature of the freeway system in Detroit and the...
  5. Urban Survival
    Heres the scenerio ,(in my case its all to true).You have an elderly wheel chair bound parent who needs frequently doctor visits. Heres my least equipped most out of pocket situitation I can be in. Its a clinic ,so no wepons (legally) ,I am a ways away from my BOV ,my MOM has limited mobility...
  6. Urban Survival
    Ok... there's lots of discussions about hidden wilderness retreats and such...with elaborate defensive structures: barb wire fences, lookout posts, spider holes, sniper towers, bunkers, a fortress of sorts manned by 12-14 people, etc. but realistically...most here live in a subdivision of...
  7. Urban Survival
    I'm just wondering if anyone here has looked into things like this: http://www.brunton.com/product.php?id=256 or this http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/09/03/energy-ball-by-home-energy/ or something else completely! Would love your views on alternative means of generating power in an urban...
  8. Urban Survival
    Hi Guys, I am preparing for SHTF by first thinking about just what I would do if the power went out. I have a propane BBQ that would work to boil water and cook soup, but I would like to have a simple, easy, and long term solution to heat food. Can anyone suggest a stove solution that would...
  9. Urban Survival
    So do you think its going to be a slow decent into chaos where you can see it coming on the horizon? Or do you think its going to be like on the Dawn of the Dead remake where you wake up to sudden chaos?
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